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Hundreds of health campaigners, fighting against cuts
to local NHS services, have been demonstrating
Several campaign groups from across Yorkshire, including
Save Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, have joined forces with trade
unions, politicians and health workers to make their voices heard.
Making their voices heard, hundreds of protesters gathered
in the centre of Leeds to campaign about the proposed cuts to the NHS
We think that services are deteriorating, targets
are being missed and we think this is a funding issue and a political
Trade union members, NHS staff and patients marched
alongside campaign groups, united and passionate
I think it's absolutely disgraceful that they are actually putting money
Our NHS is in danger of absolute devastation.
And we need to stand up and we need to stand up and fight for it.
The NHS announced plans this week to deliver further
improvements for patients, including better cancer treatment
But for protestors here today, it is not enough.
The Government says it is investing ?10 billion into the NHS,
but after a winter that has seen unprecedented pressure
on the system, campaigners still have their fears.
Police in South Yorkshire are investigating after a 16-year-old
girl reported being raped in Rotherham last night.
The attack is alleged to have happened when the girl was walking
along Badsley Moor Lane in the Herringthorpe
Police have been conducting house to house enquiries,
looking for CCTV evidence and extra police patrols have
Sport now and the South Yorkshire derby between Barnsley
and Sheffield Wednesday at Oakwell ended in a 1-1 draw, with the home
Former Barnsley striker Sam Winnall gave Wednesday the lead five minutes
But it ended 1-1 after Barnsley equalised three
It means Wednesday drop out of the play offs.
I would have been disappointed if we did not taking
I would have been delighted if we'd taken the three points at the end
It was a game for us where what could go wrong did go wrong.
So, taking out of that game a lot of positives.
The way my players ran fights, and their attitude with the game,
We'd have been disappointed to just achieve one point.
Elsewhere in the Championship, Rotherham's relegation to League One
was confirmed as they lost 1-nil at home to Fulham.
Huddersfield conceded in the sixth minute of injury time at home
to Burton and lost 1-nil, but stay third in the table.
Leeds kicked off at 5.30pm away at Reading and the score
In League One, Chesterfield are one step closer to relegation
after drawing nil-nil away at Bolton.
But Bradford look good for the play offs after beating Walsall 1-nil
at home thanks to a goal from Billy Clarke.
In League Two, John Marquis scored a hat-trick to put Doncaster
within touching distance of automatic promotion as they came
Goals from Andy Williams and Alfie May made it a 5-1 win.
In the National League, York City made it five home wins
in a row with a 3-nil victory against Braintree Town.
And in rugby league, the latest score in the match between Wakefield
and the Catalans Dragons is Catalans 18, Wakefield 38.
Let's have a look at the rest of the weekend's weather now,
We saw some pretty heavy showers across Yorkshire today
and since it's now April, I think we can call these
They'll clear tonight, turning chilly, so, yes,
we are waving farewell to the showers, turning dry
I think temperatures getting down to around 4 or 5 Celsius, in town,
OK, it looks dry, it looks bright tomorrow morning.
Just a few scattered showers here or there,
14 Celsius our high, remaining settled on Monday.
Good evening. It is the 1st of April today and appropriately enough, we
had a day of sunny spells and showers. We saw some rainbows, this
lovely double rainbow captured by one of -- one of our Weather
Watchers in Leicestershire. Some showers still dotted around but the
trend is they will become fewer and further between and most fading away
overnight and it will turn a bit chilly. The next few hours, some
showers dotted around but as we go through the small hours of the
morning, it becomes dry virtually everywhere and with clearing skies
and light wind, temperatures will drop away, major towns and cities in
England and Wales, seven or eight, rural spots a few degrees lower, and
in rural parts of Scotland